The first Canary Islanders arrive in San Antonio. Their legacy lives on today in Main Plaza downtown, also called Plaza de las Islas.
It’s a night of country music with Faron Young at the Farmer’s Daughter and David Frizzell and Shelley West at Texas Dance Hall.
The City Council awards the river barge contract to Yanaguana Cruises instead of Paseo del Rio Boats who had run them since 1949. Yanaguana changed ownership in 2002 and was renamed Rio San Antonio Cruises.